it's an unpleasant experience if you don't know what you'll find.
If you let your imagination wander, you may feel that the darkness could go on forever,
or that reaching to the very bottom of this void will have dire consequences.
What if you sink into the void completely?
The way back out might not be so easy to find alone,
and if your imagination wanders too far off the edge
you may find new ways to trick your mind.
What if it's not a trick?
What if it's true?
Now imagine a hand reaching into complete absence,
a void in the heart, for instance;
and it's searching hidden corners and spaces for something that isn't there,
something that wants to be there,
something that needs to be there and not hidden in shame;
but you've forbidden it from attaching itself to you,
so your heart is left to its own devices and pain.
That hand knows beforehand what it will run into,
yet He plunges inward anyways, on the off-chance that what He's s